This Week’s Learning
Week commencing Monday 23rd November 2020
This week in literacy, we will be writing a story based on the pictures the children created last week. These amazing pictures are incredible visual stories. We will be developing the craft at communicating these images through words.
The Starlings are divided into 3 groups for guided reading. One group will be continuing with Holes by Louis Sachar, The new guided reading books for the other two groups will be Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver where we will be looking at themes such as bravery, loyalty and respect for the forest and it’s inhabitants ;and The Tin Forest by Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson. In this text, the children will be exploring the language choices of the author and the relationships between the words and the illustrations. They will also reflect on the themes which the book, such as community and environment.
We will be developing our understanding of prime, cubed and squared numbers.
We will be looking at plants and seasonal change with a focus on leaves as well as the process of composting the leaves.
Place and Time
We will observing artefacts from Benin and looking in depth at life in court.
Half Termly Information
Year 5 Autumn 2020 First Half Term Video (email your classteacher for a reminder of the password)
Year 5 Autumn 2020 First Half Term Information Leaflet
Summer 2020 Lockdown Home Learning
Year 5 Summer 2020 Lockdown Home Learning